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CBS
Aug 22, 2009 7:30pm EDT
of this transformation is that america's popularity is now soaring. the percent of germans who viewed the u.s. favorably today is 64%, up 31% from 2008 poll. to the pugh, global the u.k., 69%, up from g last year. the french three-quarters, 75% of frenchmen now see america favorably versus 42% in 2008. so what is the big lever that has moved the seesaw of america's popularity so radically upward? acknowledgement of world citizenship? yes. but was it also this public apologetic admission by president obama? >> in america, there's a failure to appreciate europe's leading role in the world. instead of celebrating your dynamic union and seeking to partner with you to meet common challenges, there have been times where america's showed arrogance and been dismissive, even der rissive. >> question. the u.s. has a long standing tradition of not tritticizeing a former president in front of foreign audiences. did obama violate this protocol using terms like arrogance, dismissive, derisive, pat buchanan? >> yes, he did. i think thats with a mistake, and i think he's been scoring off his country repeatedly abroad,
NBC
Aug 2, 2009 10:00am EDT
it is being done. and it is immoral for a -- for the united states of america to have tens of billions of people without health insurance and adequate health care. that's a bad thing. that is not american. >> the three big buzz words are cost, quality and coverage. we know some trillion dollar plan will probably cover more people. will it decrease costs? the c.b.o. says no. people say, why would we do that? that's not clear. in fact that have private insurance already, have said in the "wall street journal" poll, they think it is going to get worse, there's a public auction out there and maybe they're a private company will water down their insurance man and i might say, my company is not great, so maybe i'll go on the public plan. that's how everybody is thinking. that's why this has gotten away from the president. he's got to do a better job about selling why it is worth this. >> he's got a complicated argument. the republicans came in with a simple bumper sticker. government takeover of health care and everybody hates it. and he adds, things get worse if we don't do anything, how do
CBS
Aug 30, 2009 11:30am EDT
schools. data-driven results. that's what we will reward with our race to the top fund. america will not succeed in the 21st century unless we do a un better job of educating our sons and daughters. >> as children across the nation return to their classrooms this week, one fact is clear. education is vital for america. and it needs reform. so says the u.s. president. the centerpiece of the obama reform is a $5 billion cash surge. it will be used to overhaul america's underperforming schools. the $5 billion will not flow automatically to the u.s.'s 50 states. they must compete head-to-head, and justify whatever money they get. >> this competition will not be based on politics, or ideology, or the preferences of a particular interest group. instead, it will be based a simple principle. whether a state is ready to do what works. >> question: president obama has an education reform package. does it foster competition between the states? or facilitate federal control over education? pat buchanan. >> it will do both. i mean the states will compete for the federal money expect that wi
NBC
Aug 26, 2009 5:00pm EDT
-- to boost relations between america and of those countries. >> our team coverage continues with kate live in the studio. >> maryland officials highlight senator kennedy's accomplishments, the work he did, and the way he did it. >> i present to this convention, senator edward kennedy. >> she cochaired his 1980 presidential campaign and introduced into the crowd at the national convention. in a conversation on wednesday, she shared memories of her colleague and friend. >> ted kennedy had the courage of his conviction. he had such a great gift of working across party lines. it being willing to compromise without compromising his ideals. that is what he would want us to do now. >> across maryland, leaders pause honor his legacy. >> [unintelligible] >> from the moment of silence at the city hall to the courts in annapolis. >> my condolences go out to the kennedy family, the shriver family, and the towns and family -- townshend family. >> he said, i saw firsthand his dedication to build a society for america. it will be deeply missed. many officials called kennedy a hero and a mentor, including
ABC
Aug 21, 2009 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning, america. this morning, a brand-new abc news poll show nows more than half of americans approve of president obama's health care plan. is the president about to go into gladiator mode to get it passed? >>> outrage at the heroes welcome the lockerbie bomber receives after his release. we asked, why did great britain do this? >>> storm surge. the latest on the path of the giant hurricane, bill. >>> stalled on the highway. some popular foreign cars are suddenly just shutting down in traffic. an exclusive "gma" investigation. and this morning, a recall. >>> and need more sleep? 70 million of us do. and our team here at abc puts the latest solutions to the and our team here at abc puts the latest solutions to the test. captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> and good morning, america. i'm diane sawyer, here with david muir this morning. robin is away. chris is away this friday, august 21st, 2009. and there's a tsunami of outrage, pours over great britain this morning. >> all of the pictures pouring in. a hero's welcome for the bomber of the lockerbie pan am flight. al
ABC
Aug 27, 2009 7:00am EDT
america's coastline? captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> and good morning to you again this morning. i'm diane sawyer in times square. robin is on assignment on this thursday, august 27th. and chris cuomo is anchoring our coverage from hyannisport, massachusetts. chris, good morning. any signs the family is stirring this morning? >> good morning, diane. i don't think i've ever been able to say this before, but the kennedy compound is quiet. and talking to family members, from youngest to oldest yesterday, they all remember teddy the same way. he was there for them always. and now, they are make sure they are there for him. the family is literally, taking shifts, holding vigil, over teddy's body, making sure the man who they love is never alone. even in the final moments, he showed his strength. >> there was a certain peace there that was absolutely beautiful. >> reporter: now, loved ones are gathering at the family compound to mourn and celebrate. >> that's what we're going to do in the next few days. celebrate his life, a wonderful life. >> reporter: a family who played in the surf wh
CBS
Aug 2, 2009 11:30am EDT
was going to help deliver a post racial america. so by having the knee jerk reaction against the white police officer, boy did he throw that in reverse. so he wastrying to correct both of those things with this beer summit. >> if henry gates were white and not black, do you think that any of this -- >> nobody would have paid any attention to it. smoz it was henry kissinger, everybody would have laughed and said they cuffed henry. it would have been a joke. >> if he were white, all of those talk show hosts who are screaming now about what obama did would be saying this is the sanctity of a man's home and it was invaded by the storm troopers. >> you are telling me if it was alan dershowitz we would have complained if they cuffed him? >> maybe not dershowitz. >> the fact that henry louis gates is a famous guy, a harvard professor is what brought it to the national station stage. this is a good opportunity -- >> do you think professor gates was outraged? they brought him to the police headquarters and photographed him. >> when i came to the states, the first thing i was told was don't argu
CBS
Aug 6, 2009 9:00am EDT
commitment come up. >> this is not the america i knew. i don't want it going his way. this administration is nuts. enough is enough. >> democrats want to win virginia to show that obama and the agenda is still popular. republicans want to win virginia in order to show they are on the rebound and on the comeback trail. >> the republican leading deeds. we will see whether the president's appearance tonight changes the poll numbers. what we know is president obama's approval rating in virginia is on the decline according to one poll by public policy polling. it comes as mr. obama is set to campaign today with deeds. with me now is democratic commentator vick hamber and we have reynard jackson with us also. the numbers are mr. obama's popularity is only at 42% in the commonwealth. this is a state he carried in 2008. so what is happening, vick. >> people are coming home to their normal party. it is six months later. we have economic problems. all the problems haven't been solved in the six months he's been president so i think it is a natural. if you look at the polling numbers where mr. bush
ABC
Aug 7, 2009 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning, america. and this morning, stunning, new video of the gym shooter. "gma" uncovers another video of george sodini. this time, at a controversial dating seminar. what does it tell us about the killer? >>> the new swine flu rules. the government releases new guidelines, suggesting three shots this year. but is it safe? >>> a sister's celebration. lisa ling tells us how her sister is coping after months in captivity. and what really happened in north korea. >>> and a triple-play in the park. three of the biggest stars from "american idol" perform live in three of the biggest stars from "american idol" perform live in our summer concert series. captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> and good morning, everyone. alongside chris cuomo, i'm robin roberts. diane is off, on this friday, august 7th. and we continue to learn more about the man who opened fire on an aerobics class earlier this week. >> we have a team of reporters looking into this. insight into him will help going forward. and this is a relationship class. a tough-love tutorial, with him participating. >> this, as t
ABC
Aug 31, 2009 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning, america. breaking news. two firefighters die as they try to travel through massive wildfires in california. nearly 50,000 acres ablaze. 12,000 homes threatened. >>> our house is gone. >> are you serious? >> i'm standing right there. >> sam champion reports live on the scene. >>> house of horror. new details from inside the compound where jaycee dugard was held for 18 years. her stepfather here with us live, the latest on jaycee and her daughters. and with the two woman who helped crack the case through their mother's intuition. >>> high alert. what west point cadets are teaching all of us about avoiding swine flu. ♪ >>> why a song has sometimes what the doctor ordered. dr. mehmet oz on how to gain more sleep and gain more energy without pills. >>> we say good morning, america. closing out august, the 31st, 2009. so great to have you back. >> my time away was restful and productive. got much needed rest and on the road on assignment and share those stories in the near future. so much news. we'll begin with a half a dozen fires burning across california, the
NBC
Aug 11, 2009 5:00pm EDT
optics straight to your home, for razor sharp tv, america's top rated internet-- now even faster, and crystal clear phone service. all for just... for 6 months. it's like getting 3 services for the price of 2. that's a $180 savings over six months for the best in home entertainment. don't miss this unbeatable value 3 great services, for the price of 2. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v this if fios. this is big. >> we have some breaking news into the 11 newsroom. you are looking at live pictures of divers. a plane collided with a sightseeing helicopter. seven bodies have been pulled from the water so far including the helicopter. the melons governor's mansion is a bit greener tonight. other plant upgrades include energy efficient lighting and temperature controls. they have ramped up recycling, planted a vegetable garden, and it installed a new irrigation system that uses collected rainwater. >> score another head for cheap aspirin. it can help: cancer patient. they can benefit from taking aspirin along with the surgery and chemotherapy
ABC
Aug 11, 2009 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning, america. and this morning, breaking news. eunice kennedy shriver, the pioneer behind special olympics and the sister of john f. kennedy has died. we take a look bag at ore life and her legacy. >>> president obama braces for protests at his town hall meeting on health care today. can he calm the explosive war of words? >>> hillary clinton lashes out, after a question strikes a nerve. >> wait. you want me to tell you what my husband thinks? my husband is not the secretary of state. i am. >> is the former president stealing his wife's thunder? >>> and coming to a theater near you, michael jackson, the movie. a front-row seat to his final performance. could it be his biggest show performance. could it be his biggest show yet? captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> and good morning, everyone. alongside chris cuomo, i'm robin roberts. diane sawyer is off on this tuesday, august 11th. we're mourning the passing of eunice kennedy shriver. she was 88 years old. >> obviously, a very long life and legacy. she had been dealing with health ailments in these final years. but rea
ABC
Aug 20, 2009 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning, america. breaking news this morning. as the night spawns tornado after tornado. and hurricane bill sets its course near the u.s. >>> still missing. the tearful father of a georgia woman who disappeared on a walk on a rural road, pleads for news and his daughter's safe return. a "gma" exclusive. >>> oprah winfrey and dr. mehmet oz, suing companies, saying they falsely use their names to endorse health products. dr. oz speaks to us. >>> and look at this picture. a world champion female track star faces the question -- is he a world champion female track star faces the question -- is he is a woman or a man? captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> and good morning, america. diane sawyer, chris cuomo. robin roberts is off on this thursday, august 20th, 2009. and the dangerous weather will not step for the people in the midwest. tornadoes ripping through minnesota, wisconsin, iowa. in a moment, you're going to hear from a brave, young boy, in illinois, who was home alone in his basement, when the drnd blew away his house around him. >> the sounds outside of his home was lo
ABC
Aug 18, 2009 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning, america. this morning, did stocks tumble because america stopped shopping? we look inside the back-to-school shopping cart and ask, did the experts declare economic victory too soon? and some of the smartest analysts in the country tell us what to expect next. >>> the swine flu vaccine shortage. less than one-third of what was promised will be ready by october. why? and who gets it now? who does not? >>> caught on tape. the police beating that has a major city on-edge. >>> a spurned wife, speaking out. jenny sanford, wife of the south carolina governor, and what she really thinks of the argentine mistreasure. >>> and a conservative republican in sequins on "dancing with the stars"? why tom delay is on the show. is the man they call the hammer, why tom delay is on the show. is the man they call the hammer, ready for the hustle? captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> good morning, america. diane sawyer with chris cuomo on this tuesday, august 18th. and robin is away. the dow seemed to roll back since monday. >> the market goes up and goes down. what does it mean for
ABC
Aug 3, 2009 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning, america. breaking news. a continental airlines jet making an emergency landing in miami after turbulence, severe turbulence injures more than two dozen people. what was it like on board? we have a live report. >>> and capture. three american students detained in iran after crossing the border during a hike. their last message, we're surrounded. >>> did michael jackson have a fourth child, exclusive video of the jackson family vacation. who is this young man always at jackson's side? >>> the newest poster person for diet and weight loss. rush limbaugh loses 90 pounds in 5 months. a new diet trend. could it work for you? >>> and the boom that went bust. we show you how not to blow up a >>> and the boom that went bust. we show you how not to blow up a building. captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> and good morning, america. welcome to this new week. i'm diane sawyer with robin roberts on monday, august 3rd, 2009. what could it have been like aboard that plane with that turbulence? still getting news in. >> we know it was a continental flight on its way to houston, te
ABC
Aug 5, 2009 7:00am EDT
to the show. captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> and good morning, america. diane sawyer, with robin back, on this august 5th, 2009. >> abc news has confirmed who the shooter was. that man right there, 48-year-old, george sezini. walked into an l.a. fittsness center, outside of pittsburgh. opened fire on an aerobics class, of 30 to 40 women. >> we're going to show you a lot more of the strange blog that he wrote. said he'd been planning the shooting for more than a year. but wanted to see the results of the presidential election. chris cuomo is there, outside pittsburgh. and he has the latest. good morning, chris. >> we also have our other breaking story we want to talk about, first. we want to show you live pictures from burbank, california, this morning, where a plane carrying the american journalists and former president bill clinton will land late their morning. >> that's right. euna lee and laura ling arriving home, after spending nearly five months in their north korean prison. what happened behind the scenes? we'll bring you that in a moment. >>> right now, let's get to chris outsi
ABC
Aug 26, 2009 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning, america. we awake to breaking news, that senator edward kennedy, political giant, lion of the senate, has died. >> yes, we are all americans. this is what we do. we reach the moon. we scale the heights. i know it. i've seen it. i've lived it. >> the last brother of an american dynasty, slipping away in the night, surrounded by family. a 15-month fight against brain cancer comes to an end. we're live at the kennedy compound with the story of the last days, as america mourns a man who carried the country's passion and pain on his shoulders. >> the cause endures. the hope still lives. and the dream shall never die. >> a special edition of "good morning america," remembering >> a special edition of "good morning america," remembering senator ted kennedy. captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> as we say a good, and sad morning to you. diane sawyer with chris cuomo, on this august 26th, 2009. robin is on assignment. we're joined by george stephanopoulos and dr. tim johnson and the abc news team. you're looking live at hyannisport, massachusetts, right now. and the home wher
NBC
Aug 6, 2009 6:00pm EDT
at 6:00. 2009 is an historic year for america. the senate confirmed judge sonia sotomayor to that supreme court. >> she will become the first hispanic to serve on the high court. we begin on capitol hill tonight. >> today's centistoke -- senate vote comes today. >> the nomination of sonia sotomayor of new york to be an associate justice of the supreme court of the united states is confirmed. >> an historic moment capitol hill as senators voted to confirm judge sonia sotomayor as the first latina's supreme court justice. >> this is a wonderful day for judge sotomayor and her family. i also think it is a wonderful day for america. >> president obama's first supreme court pick was widely -- critics repeatedly questioned her impartiality. thursday's final debate, the return to the president's comment that he wanted a just as with into the spirit >> the power to rule on empathy is the power to rule on prejudice. >> unfortunately, judge sotomayor's speeches and writings reveal a judicial philosophy that highlights the importance of personal preferences and believes. >> her suppo
NBC
Aug 17, 2009 5:00pm EDT
and internal control procedures. the team made attempts to contact the company. bank of america is taking over the servicing of most of the loans. if you recently made payment, the fha said your payment should have been received and transferred to bac home servicing. you can find answers on our website wbaltv.com. just click on i-team. >> coming up, stomach cancer is one of these toughest -- one of the toughest cancers to treat. as your children have back to school, they may be nervous about their first day. how to get them ready for the upcoming school year. >> president obama talks to the veterans of foreign wars about his two wars in iraq and afghanistan. that story is coming up. >> the city works on an abandoned car problem. >> michael jackson was known for his music but he could be known his music but he could be known for something oh yea, well for 6 months, customers get all three: fios tv, internet and phone for just $79.99 a month. oh, all right, see... you're just moving your fingers, aren't you? i gotta cut my nails. (announcer) now get three amazing fios services for the price of t
ABC
Aug 12, 2009 9:00am EDT
/v unlike cable, fios brings 100% fiber optics straight to your home, for razor sharp tv, america's top rated internet-- now even faster, and crystal clear phone service. all for just... for 6 months. it's like getting 3 services for the price of 2. that's a $180 savings over six months for the best in home entertainment. don't miss this unbeatable value 3 great services, for the price of 2. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v this if fios. this is big. >>> it is a beautiful morning. you're headaching a look at the inner harbor. >>> 9:10. the cal ripkin world series starts this weekend. teams are coming in from japan, mexico and puerto rico. it will be like the united nations. they'll figure out what to do with runners on first, third and no outs. and to show you how aberdeenans have an open door policy, meet the martins. >> reporter: meet the girls and the boys, they all belong to connie and george. they have been home away from home for the rookie teenagers. >> the families are wonderful. we could not do enough for them. >> reporter: they host
ABC
Aug 6, 2009 11:00pm EDT
the best man perched state in america. >> president obama also congratulated frigid and democrats for being the number one state to do business in. president obama's approval rating has continued to drop nationwide, something that bob mcdonnell will probablmention on saturday when he gives his address. >>> virginia voters appeared to be split on their approval of president obama. and new survey shows 42% of those polled approve of the president, 51% disapprove. at the margin of error is plus/minus 4.1%. >>> the senate passed a bill pumping an additional $2 billion and its cash for clunkers program, voting just before leaving on their august recess. the house approved additional funding last week. the president is expected to sign the bill which will allow the program to continue. >>> the other big vote, the historic confirmation of sonia sotomayor, the nation's first hispanic justice to serve on the supreme court. the votes were 68-31. while the confirmation was never in doubt, it is still one for the history books. iwith that, sonia sotomayor became the first hispanic and the third woman t
CBS
Aug 9, 2009 11:00am EDT
on national security reform was launched to help transform america's lumbering system. funded by the nonprofit nonpartisan organization were meading experts. so now senior members of president obama's team including dey ainnblr, dety bl of secretary of state jim steinberg and michelle floynoid. here to explain what needs to be done, jim lockner. welcome to the show. >> thank you. i'm delighted to be here. >> let's start out, the start of every administration is characterized by a series of major reports. yo urreport is significantly larger than most of the reports we have seen to date. what is wrong with the national security system and what has to be done to reform it? >> fundamentally, it's misaligned with the threats we are facing todayment we are in we need to work across our government. the set become -- the setbacks we have had recently are problems we have been having. >> what are some of the most significant reforms you're advocating in your report? >> one of the things that needs to be done, we need better integration. length in the international security council and a staff there, a
CBS
Aug 30, 2009 11:00am EDT
.com >>> for years u.s. defense contractors and america's closest allies said the control system is cumbersome and needs reform to foster closer cooperation while keeping sensitive information out of the hands of the. hopeful the white house can find a way to strip controls that have had undue burdens while protecting critical technologies and systems. they have a white house working hard to that handle export. and selling fighter jets to brazil. that is the voice of american aerospace and defense industry. remy, welcome to the show. >> glad to be here. >> the administration helped resolve end use monitoring concerns that were a problem for the indian government. indian didn't want american inspectors investigating or following up and reviewing systems that it bought from america. and you had national security advisor, jim jones, undersecretary of state, as well as pentagon acquisition chief to go down to brazil to sell the f-18 to the brazilians. what does this tell us about this administration about selling arms export. >> it is a strong sign that this administration recognizes the need to h
NBC
Aug 4, 2009 6:00pm EDT
it will be fixed. the hospital ship returned this afternoon after a four-month trek to south america. >> mounted officers have been part of the baltimore landscaped and the city police department for 120 years, but soon they could be gone, that is unless they find $200,000 needed to care for the horses. rob roblin is live downtown. >> this unit has been here since 1888. it is the oldest, continuously running horse patrol unit in the country. >> he knows that you are going to bring him home, so he will bring you home. >> they will quickly tell you what a valuable unit it is. >> crowd control, burglaries. it is an ominous presence. even downtown. people will come up and talk to you and give you information that it would not give a regular patrol officer. >> unless the unit gets $200,000, the unit will be dissolved. >> it would be terrible for the city. it is a tradition. >> the mounted unit is a part of history. it would be a shame to lose it. >> then there is the public relations aspect. everybody wants to pat the horse or take a picture. gov. martin o'malley knows the value of the unit and hopes
FOX
Aug 23, 2009 9:00am EDT
think america owes them. >> now, in fairness, the book also offers other ideas and statements for veterans to consider. let's put those on the screen. my life should be prolonged as long as it can no matter what its quality and using any means possible. and then there's this. i believe that it is always wrong to withhold, not start, treatments that could keep me alive. mr. towey, aren't both sides presented? >> there are lines like that in the book, but a fair reading of the book, just looking at the cases they give as examples, where the woman that has the stroke that says i don't want to live if i can't take care of myself and then when you look in the back of the book, chris, who do they refer you to? the 2007 edition said go to compassion choices. that's the hemlock society. the 1997 version referred you to an organization that was the american euthanasia society. i think the bias of the document's clear. why would americans be given such a poor document, a poor planning tool on a subject so important? >> we need to point out that those references which were in the '97 edi
ABC
Aug 4, 2009 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning, america. breaking news, as former president bill clinton arrives in north korea. a high-stakes mission to free two, american journalists facing 12 years and hard labor. >>> running on empty. is this the last day to turn that clunker into cash? will the program stall out in the senate? >>> ten seconds of terror. passengers tell us about the moment their packed jetliner dropped like a stone. we answer your questions about turbulence. >>> as children head back to school, we have the swine flu survival kit. >>> and does air conditioning turn you into a popsicle? is this a female thing? we take a stand on our hot is this a female thing? we take a stand on our hot topics this morning. captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> and good morning, america. i'm diane sawyer, with chris cuomo. robin is on assignment, on this august 4th, 2009. and everyone has been thinking all along, who could sweep into north korea? who could gain the american journalists? >> the answer is president bill clinton. he landed in the capital today. >> it's an extraordinary mission, as you say, because
ABC
Aug 14, 2009 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning, america. and this morning, shocking new images of that deadly midair collision over the hudson river as the air traffic controller is suspended for being on the phone right before the crash. >>> a dramatic standoff ends overnight with a man who was making threats against the white house. are new threats over health care part of a troubling trend? >>> california ablaze. thousands evacuated as raging wildfires burn out of control. >>> kelly clarkson says she has no problem with her weight. so why is she suddenly thinner on a magazine cover than she is in real life? what's behind these photo fixes? ♪ smile it's a kiss >> and kenny chesney rocks central park as our summer >> and kenny chesney rocks central park as our summer concert series goes country. captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> kenny is one of our favorites. looking forward to having him. good morning, everyone, alongside "gma weekend" co-anchor good to have bill weir with us. i'm robin roberts on this friday, august 14th. diane wrapping up some vacation time. >> great to see you. >>> breaking news point
ABC
Aug 24, 2009 7:00am EDT
with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v today. this is fios. this is big. >>> good morning, america. breaking news. an international man hunt ends. a reality tv star accused of killing his model wife is found dead in a motel room. we speak to the victim's mother this morning. >>> swept away as thousands watch huge waves knock over sightseers on the coast. a father and daughter swept out to sea. we're live on the coast of maine with the first responders. >>> the bahamas obamas begin their vacation. the republicans on the offensive and the head of the party is here live. >>> and honey, i hit a plane? imagine being the driver of one of these cars calling home to imagine being the driver of one of these cars calling home to explain this. captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> welcome to a new week. diane sawyer with chris cuomo on this monday, august 24th. robin is off. there were fast-moving developments in the model murder investigation. >> the suspect police believe responsible for jasmine fiore's death is ryan jenkins. you see him pictured there. he was found dead in a motel room apparently a suicide.
ABC
Aug 6, 2009 6:00pm EDT
sotomayor and her family. i alsohink it is a wonderful day for america. >> it doesn't mean there was not debate over controversial "why is latina -- "wise latina" comment. >> i hope that she actively defends her impartiality against objective influences and prejudices. >> there were rallies on the national mall and watch parties around washington. it secured her future. unless there is a complete meltdown, according to one senator, she was then. >> it is a victory, but i do not know if it is a big victo. he did not try to put someone on the court that would reshape the court for a generation. >> she will be sworn in on saturday in two separate ceremonies. it will be the first one opened to television in the court's history. >> and quite a few people from our area say the judge as a role model for hispanic children. >> as a hispanic woman, she has gone pretty far. >> some people we spoke with hope that she will inspire a community struggling to deal with issues like poverty and discrimination. >>> of the senate is about to vote for more funding for the cash for clunkers prog
NBC
Aug 2, 2009 11:30pm EDT
of the just. published book "the battle for america 2008," dan balz and haynes johnson. and to twormer congressmen, democrat harold ford jr. of tennessee and republican j.c. watts of oklahoma. but first the president's chief economic adviser, the director of the national economic council, dr. larry summers. welcome back to "meet the press." >> good to be with you, david. >> the good news this week is that the economy shrank in the second quarter of the year but hess than expected and as so many americans know unemployment is still a big problem. is the recession over? >> we're certainly in a very different place than we were. six months ago, the economy was in a nosedive, people were talking about the possibility of another depression, the statistics all suggested a vertical decline. none of that is the situation right now. we're certainly starting to see a turnaround, a turnaround in production that leaves most professional forecasters to expect that if you look at economic output over the next six months it's actually likely to start to increase. now, the jobs picture's going to be s
FOX
Aug 5, 2009 7:00am EDT
some face. we go the two journalists out of there and instead of hard labor they'll landing in america closely. >> and it's proof that bill clinton can still pick up the chicks. >> leave it to you, jim. >> you are so bad. >> he did. but the funny thing is al gore is still waiting for them and he'll be there with a little umbrella and the global warming. it's a good thing for the president and hillary is in africa so she's nowhere to be found. he always upstages everybody. >> they are both doing a great job. >> and congress getting set for the vacation, and some say not its best time to take off. you're sending them off in style. >> we're taking a vacation also. >> we're out of here. >> i hope you two get along on your vacation together. >> we will. >> allison back to you. >> i love it. and that's the line of the day. >>> it is now 7:43 on this wednesday morning. her family says she was a working mom who put her children first. that description adding me to the mystery of why she drove the wrong way down a highway for nearly two miles with a van full of children, setting off a deadly ac
NBC
Aug 5, 2009 5:00pm EDT
. >> all made right here in the u.s. of day. right here in america. >> when mr. obama came to here in february, kicking off the stimulus plan, unemployment was 15.3%. now it is 16.8%. more americans are telling pollsters that they feel left out. president obama told nbc he is aware. a problem that he is trying to fix. >> rescued the economy from the brink, and you are starting to see unemployment dropped a little bit. >> protesters are interrupting democratic events. upstate new york, house majority leader. pennsylvania senate democrat arlen specter. >> we have to make adjustments and very fast. >> in an advertisement, the democratic party claims the destructions are organized by republican leaders. >> they have called out the mob. >> president obama took a shot. >> suddenly they are blaming the other folks. >> he is sending out his vice president and cabinet officials to give a lot more stimulus funds and talk up recovery. republicans are urging conservatives to dog every democrat to confront them on the economy and on health care. >> it is a dangerous trend on waterways. more vot
NBC
Aug 29, 2009 9:00am EDT
. him. >> they followed him. >> john fitzgerald kennedy inspired our america. robert kennedy challenged our america. our teddy, changed america. >> his personal life revolved around family. he embraced the role of patriarch. >> every single one of my brothers and sisters needed a father. we gained 130 uncle teddy. -- one through an uncle teddy. >> teddy has become a part ofwe have become the ones who have he would have done. >> larger-than-life figure in family and politics. he is inspiring the next generation to follow in his footsteps. once again live here. a lot of people are beginning to arrive. we are expecting president obama later this morning will give the eulogy after the funeral services ted kennedy's body will be taken to arlington cemetery were he will be buried near his brothers and jack and robert. in boston, now back to you. >> you can watch his funeral live right here. at 5:30 in the afternoon, we will carry is very alive. there will be a special tribute to him on meet the press. that is tomorrow. it is following 11 news at 10. >>a disturbing discovery at a home. horribl
ABC
Aug 7, 2009 9:00am EDT
sharp tv, america's top rated internet-- now even faster, and crystal clear phone service. all for just... for 6 months. it's like getting 3 services for the price of 2. that's a $180 savings over six months for the best in home entertainment. don't miss this unbeatable value 3 great services, for the price of 2. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v this if fios. this is big. >>> all right. there we are at the scuffer, baby. did they give you any more views? no? thank you very much. if you ever wanted to try a particular baltimore restaurant but have been afraid to, it would break your bank, listen, the next ten days are for you. baltimore restaurant week starts today and runs through next friday. you have some 120 restaurants in our area to choose from, and all are offering select three- course dinners for, like, 30 bucks per person. if you can't make it to dinner, they are offering two-course lunch specials for 20 bucks. celeste from baltimore east joins us. how are you? >> hi there. >> chef mark, do you ever get tired of that view down there?
ABC
Aug 9, 2009 10:30am EDT
page friday night said that the america i know and love is not one in which my parents or my baby with down syndrome will have to stand in front of obama's death panel so that his bureaucrats can decide, based on a subjective judgment of their level of productivity in society, whether they are worthy of health care. such a system is downright evil. as you node, president called that outland issue? >> why don't they put that up -- >> he's not the chief adviser. he's written three articles from 1996 and 2008 that include some of those phrases. >> the standards. >> those phases up here nowhere in the bill. let me respond to what's in the bill. the only thing in the bill would allow medicare to pay for what they say is voluntary counseling on end-of-life issues. >> i think people are very concerned when you start talking about cost controls that a bureaucracy -- you're asking to us trust the government. now, i'm not talking about the obama administration. but the government. you're asking us to decide that we believe that the government is to be trusted. we know people who have said r
ABC
Aug 26, 2009 9:00am EDT
.d. power and associates. america's top rated internet--now even faster, and crystal clear phone service. all for just $79.99 a month for 6 months. plus, for a limited time, a free multi-room dvr for 3 months. that's an overall savings of $240 dollars over six months. don't miss this unbeatable value 3 great services, for the price of 2. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v today. >> the hope rises again. and the dream lives on. [cheers] >> on this wednesday morning we get back to our top story, the death of senator ted kennedy. for over a half century we watched him grow up, mourn, make mistakes, run for president, be a liberal leader. we look back now at the keeper and casualty of camelot. >> reporter: to most americans ted kennedy was the staunch liberal with the famous last name. in reality, he was a legislative work horse, a millionaire who became a powerful advocate for the middle class. >> speed up. >> reporter: born in boston in 1932 edward moore kennedy was the last of nine children of joseph and rose fitzgerald kennedy. they would become
ABC
Aug 28, 2009 9:00am EDT
. >> broad section of america. you know, middle class, working class people carrying american flags and big signs that say good-bye teddy. >> reporter: thousands more with the 70-mile journey where niece carolyn kennedy likely touched the hearse to boston where mayor men mean know rang the bell at faneuil hall 47 times. one for each year kennedy served in the senate. >> he's a national treasure, but he's just so close to our hearts in a personal way. >> reporter: they came to say good-bye, and one other thing. >> our little way of saying thank you. >> reporter: thank you for nearly five decades of service. tonight there will be an irish wake for kennedy family and friends. tomorrow, president obama speaks at the funeral before senator kennedy is laid to rest at arlington national cemetery. john hendrin, abc news, boston. >>> the last days summer because the maryland state fair kicks off today at the timonium fairgrounds. a special day for military families as well as nonmilitary pamlys to demonstrate the troops. they celebrate all things maryland. the animals are always a must- see. the 4
CBS
Aug 15, 2009 7:30pm EDT
at the belief in middle america that they are experiencing the blunt of this recession. the politicians had that huge stimulous pigout. that is one thing. secondly, healthcare, they believe this reform is going to take away benefits they have. i tell you, as exhilarated by these democrats, calling them un-american, harry reid calling them evil mongers, other people calling them mobs and thugs. the backlash against the democratic party here is astonishing. middle american by 2 to 1, they agree with the protesters and not with the democratic party. >> eleanor. >> first of all, cindy said to shout down over people views is un-american. they didn't call the shouters un-american. i think the president has lost momentum here. people who have insurance are worried that they are going to lose something in this very extensive package. and the president really doesn't have a single bill that he can point to. he doesn't have a clear message and all of the bills floating around on political provide lots of inviting targets for people who want to kill healthcare and want to kill the obama presidency a
ABC
Aug 19, 2009 12:05am EDT
for tonight. "jimmy kimmel live" is up next. from all of us at abc news, good night, america. >>> tonight on "jimmy kimmel live" -- >> ashton kutcher. are you twittering right now? >> i'm moving it in my pocket and sending a tweet. >> the person who is most deserving of custody is katherine jackson. >> she didn't get -- >> today's thshat shed de onthwiheartth and integrity and selflessness. >> people are selling team kate and team jon t-shirts. i'm on team who cares? >> the script. ♪ >> "jimmy kimmel live" back in two minutes with ashton kutcher, and music from the script. during the autobahn for all event, you can get great deals. yeah, it's great. i just really want to be sure. whoa, it's us from... - the future. - cool. eleven days in the future. look, you love your new routan. you love the german-tuned suspension. you love not having to pay for scheduled maintenance. you-- i love what you've done with your hair. we'll take it. announcer: now during the autobahn for all event, get 0% apr on a 2009 routan. hurry in before your future volkswagen is history. go fresh with dove body m
FOX
Aug 11, 2009 6:00am EDT
, that is unamerican. >> no, this is american. >> i'm standing up for my rights. >> what is what america is all about. >> reporter: they want to stress how important this decision is for america after o. they say the healthcare decisions we make right now will affect generations yet to be born. when it comes to this passion, we could see it continue tomorrow night when the next meeting is with the senator at hagerstown. i'm joel d smith, fox 45 mornig news. >>> across the country the same continues. our team coverage continues with megan gilliland who joins us with the latest. good morning, megan. >> reporter: good morning, patrice. lawmakers are saying this is one the biggest pieces of legislation we will see in our lifetime, reform that will touch everybody in some shape or form. because of that we're seeing the widespread concern, not just here in maryland but at every town hall meeting across the country. in iowa, a heated discussion ignited over the wait a second at a town hall meeting. the crowd was so big it was spilling into the hallway. people backing the proposal asked those against it t
ABC
Aug 25, 2009 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning, america. finally, we have the documents. what police say happened to michael jackson. the gruesome time line. the shocking cocktail of potent drugs. and a report that it will be labeled homicide. >>> a dire swine flu warning. a presidential panel says half the u.s. population could get that flu. 90,000 people could die. what do we do now? >>> plaxico burress. from super bowl superstar to jail time. his first interview, here. >>> madoff's mistress. a 21-year affair. and she's telling all in a live interview this morning. >>> and defined a generation. "thirtysomething." the cast here, their first "thirtysomething." the cast here, their first reunion, 20 years later. captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> we say good morning to you. welcome, again. i'm diane sawyer. robin is off on this tuesday, august 25th. after all of the speculation, after all of the talk, we have real information on michael jackson's death. >> one doctor says he took enough sedatives to knock down on elephant. the question, now, of course, will it rise to the level of homicide? abc's mike von fr
FOX
Aug 30, 2009 9:00am EDT
was essentially saying was that president obama continues to take america off its war footing. it started after he got into office, announced he was going to close gitmo, move the terrorists out of military tribunals. you couldn't say war on terror. now this week two more decisions. one to possibly prosecute cia agents and two is this idea to form this nebulous interagency unit, run out of the white house, that's going to be in charge of interrogating high value detainees. all of these decisions are part of a continuum which is to take america off its war footing. it erects the walls between the fbi and cia which bush and cheney had torn down and rolls back the authority of the cia which is exactly the opposite of what the bush and cheney folks did in the wake of 9/11. >> mara, i want to go back to this question about the effectiveness of the enhanced interrogation. bill is right. the record is that khalid shaikh mohammed was not cooperative. he was water boarded 183 pounds. he started singing like a canary. can you draw conclusions? >> the thing that's impossible for the opponents of these techni
ABC
Aug 3, 2009 9:00am EDT
america" live. we'll have them for our concert on abc2. here we go to the weather with justin. >> we're looking at detroit, michigan. we want to see how the weather is going to shape up and keep her off the internet sites to track and see what the weather might be there. there's 67 in detroit. we've actually had more rain than them so far this year. they've had a pretty cool, wet summer and looks like we could be dealing with some wet weather by the end of the week. we're looking at a dry pattern from detroit all the way down. we're at 77 with 53% humidity. isolated thunderstorm possible this afternoon with temperatures reaching about 89. more on this coming up in a bit. right now 9:02. >> we start with our top story. here we go with a scary international flight. continental flight from brazil to houston had to be diverted to miami after severe turbulence injured at least 26 people. passengers were seen being removed from the plane into several ambulances as well as food trucks. it was flight 128 and it had 168 people on board. four of those people are believed to be in serious condi
ABC
Aug 14, 2009 9:00am EDT
, fios brings 100% fiber optics straight to your home, for razor sharp tv, america's top rated internet-- now even faster, and crystal clear phone service. all for just... for 6 months. it's like getting 3 services for the price of 2. that's a $180 savings over six months for the best in home entertainment. don't miss this unbeatable value 3 great services, for the price of 2. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v this if fios. this is big. >>> we want sto get back to the threats against president obama. brian ross takes a look at the new concerns about the president's safety. watch this. >> reporter: outside the towering federal building in los angeles thursday, police surrounded the man driving this red volkswagen who was suspected of making threats against the president. hours later, they used tear gas and taser to remove the man who they say has mental problems. but it was another case in what some see as a disturbing pattern. >> i don't think these are simply people who are mentally ill or kind of off their rockers. i think that in a real se
ABC
Aug 17, 2009 9:00am EDT
? will the volt be a mainstream of america? will it be a problem-free vehicle like most cars today are. they are very well made and they don't have a lot of problems. >> that brings us to ann from hunt valley who writes in -- she wants to know about the chevy volt. she says "is it a game changer or is it just hype? " you used to run a franchise. >> yes. i had an electric car franchise. at that time, two years ago, they wouldn't get uphill. they were great on flat ground. >> like a golf cart. >> exactly. great question, ann. is it a game changer? no. i think it's a game starter. i think it's a great step for our country to try to reduce their against on foreign oil and our own security at home. i think it's a great start. is it overhyped? probably a bit. 230 miles per gallon? >> don't you think we could have come up with an invention at 110? why start at 230? >> you could have walked your way there, yeah. i seriously doubt that the car would receive 230 miles per gallon. in fact, my opinion is it probably ought to be measured in kilowatts, miles per kilowatt hour because after all it i
ABC
Aug 20, 2009 9:00am EDT
. and get fios tv - ranked highest in overall customer satisfaction by j.d. power and associates america's top rated internet-- now even faster, and crystal clear phone service. all for just... it's like getting 3 services for the price of 2. that's a 180 dollars savings over six months for the best in home entertainment. don't miss this unbeatable value 3 great services, for the price of 2. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v today. >>> are you kidding me? summer's over. your final weekend and it sort of snuck up on us. ben shiffrin from the genesee school, always with great tips. how are you. when did you start >> >> a week from yesterday, actually. our students will be back. >> establish a routine? >> that's critical. you've been away on vacation for a long time. getting back into routine is critical. start right now putting your child or getting your child close to bedtime that you want for school. get them up in the morning. let them lay out their clothes, let them get use towed the routine they will need to be successful at school. >> you
ABC
Aug 31, 2009 9:00am EDT
os tv - ranked highest in overall customer satisfaction by j.d. power and associates america's top rated internet-- now even faster, and crystal clear phone service. all for just... plus, for a limited time, a free multi-room dvr for 3 months. that's an overall savings of $240 dollars over six months. it's your last chance to get this incredible deal. 3 great services, for the price of 2. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v today. >>> welcome back. it's the failure of the second bank in our state. federal regulators shut down bradford bank friday. the bank had been given two weeks to sell or be taken over. all nine branches of the rogers forge-based bank are now open under m & t bank management. both mt and fdic will share the losses on bradford's loans and other assets. they say customers, though, shouldn't be affected. this is the second bank in our state to fail. bradford is also the 82nd bank in the united states to fail this year. >>> money is on everyone's mind this morning. how to make it, how to save it. how to be smart when you come acr
ABC
Aug 6, 2009 7:00am EDT
to kill him? >>> and fallen "idol." what happens now to america's most popular show, now that paula abdul is gone? most popular show, now that paula abdul is gone? and who might replace her? captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> and good morning, america. robin is on assignment this morning. i'm diane sawyer on this thursday, august 6, 2009. and chris is back from anchoring our coverage of the shooting of all those women in the fitness class near pittsburgh. this morning, take a look. we have new video of the killer speaking. we're going to be searching for clues inside it, that might show how an ordinary neighbor or co-worker becomes increasingly deranged. >> we also found a second video. you're looking at one. this is sodini giving a tour of his own house. as you'll see, there's some remarkable things we find on this video. if you look closely, that book, is called "how to date young women for men over 35. "and something else new we found this morning. by analyzing, literally, computer code involved in his blog, a hidden message, that he had written about women. >> embedded in the computer
ABC
Aug 10, 2009 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning, america. this morning, flying the crowded skies. after the deadly midair collision over the hudson river, we ask, is there too much traffic in the air? we go live to the scene of the crash to investigate and to bring you the latest details. >>> typhoon. a massive storm slams asia toppling thousands of buildings and forcing 1 million people to evacuate. >>> the screaming fight over health care. >> coming out of my paycheck. >> new claims of reforms include a so-called death panel with the government telling you when to die. what's really going on? >>> and is this man paris jackson's biological father? the former child star says he could be and offers pictures of the former child star says he could be and offers pictures of his own daughter as proof. captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> good morning, everyone. alongside chris cuomo, i'm robin roberts. diane is off on this monday, august 10th. >> this midair collision that happened is starting to create a controversy. it was such a horrific accident that people are rushing in. they want to see action and change
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